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Discover the future of I&O at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022, Tokyo, Japan.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 12:50 PM - 01:20 PM JST

Will Web3 Change the Future? What Japanese IT Leaders Need to Know

Masaki Suzuki, VP Analyst, Gartner

Web3 and NFTs/digital tokens have become hot topics with the advent of the Metaverse. How will these technologies change the future? While societal changes are not happening, IT leaders responsible for technology must understand and keep their eyes on the trends. Gartner will discuss what IT leaders need to know about Web3 and digital tokens.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 03:50 PM - 04:20 PM JST

Future of Data Centers — Trends and Predictions

Padraig Byrne, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Data centers are quickly evolving and morphing. New trends and initiatives focusing on sustainability, infrastructure platforms, automation, and modernization are enabling the delivery of great business value - faster and better than ever before. This session will enable IT leaders to develop data center strategies and present its future evolution to executive leaders, peers and teams.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 05:25 PM - 05:55 PM JST

Mindset 2023 to Acquire for a New Era

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Companies need to acquire a new mindset to prepare for the new era (New World) that will come in and beyond 2030. It takes a considerable amount of time to acquire a new mindset, so it is important to have the opportunity to learn and think repeatedly.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

Digital Business in Japan: Current State and the Future

Masaki Suzuki, VP Analyst, Gartner

With the solid tailwind for digital business initiatives, most organizations in Japan are tackling the obstacles to beat them. In this session, Gartner describes the current state of Japanese organizations in their journey, and suggests a direction in which to move faster for IT leaders.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 02:55 PM - 03:25 PM JST

Metaverse 2030: Prepare for a Fully Digital World

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Metaverse is a "fully digital" world that goes beyond the conventional virtual space and digitizes the real world. From now on, toward 2030, this New World will bring destruction and new creation to all people. In this session, we will make recommendations on how users should prepare for the megatrends that will occur in 2030.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM JST

Keynote: I&O Forward — Leading the Next Phase of Growth

Nathan Hill, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Yurika Nagashima, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Takeshi Ikeda, VP Analyst, Gartner

Infrastructure and operations face stresses from inside and out. Dramatic global shifts and talent shortages intensify the ever-present need to accelerate innovation. I&O leaders must rewrite their future and set their sights on a new horizon. Learn how to leverage intelligent automation, embrace platform engineering, deploy multicloud operations and intertwine I&O throughout your organizational fabric.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM JST

Cloud Computing Trend 2023: Restart Your Strategy

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Many companies are starting to take a step from discussing the cloud to putting it into practice. However, many are just extensions of traditional on-premises. Meanwhile, hyperscaler technology is expanding to everything, including on-premises. This session will sort out rapidly changing cloud trends and provide advice to users.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 03:50 PM - 04:20 PM JST

IT Infrastructure Resilience in the Cloud Era

Takuma Yamamoto, Director Analyst, Gartner

Unfortunately, it cannot be said that the cloud will stop. The cloud is becoming more and more influential in corporate activities, considering the infrastructure availability, data protection, and site recovery mechanisms according to the importance of the business.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 05:25 PM - 05:55 PM JST

From File Servers to New Content Applications: What Are the Trends in Japan?

Masaki Suzuki, VP Analyst, Gartner

While many enterprises are concerned about the use of file servers and cloud storage, the market trend is moving away from storage and its management towards exploiting the information for business context. In this session, Gartner discusses the current trends of Japanese enterprises regarding file servers, document management, workflow, automation and the future.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 05:25 PM - 05:55 PM JST

Prepare Now for Risks Associated With Containers

Wataru Katsurashima, VP Analyst, Gartner

As the momentum for container adoption grows, companies are beginning to ask how they should address container security. Enterprises need to understand what are the specific risks of container adoption in parallel with the consideration of container adoption, not as an afterthought security. This session will provide the first step for enterprise users who are trying to tackle container security.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

Building an Edge Computing Strategy

Gavin Tay, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital transformation requires expansion of computing to the edge. Edge computing requirements, use cases and technology choices are highly diverse, and edge sprawl is a very real problem. Enterprises need to be proactive, and build a strategy that accelerates and powers successful deployments and future extensibility through discovery, consistent tools and processes, and evolving best practices.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 12:40 PM - 01:10 PM JST

Enterprise Networking in the Age of Secure First

Takeshi Ikeda, VP Analyst, Gartner

Though the internet and public clouds are widespread, the anytime anywhere distributed enterprise is becoming an actual option for both customers and employees. anywhere. In this environment, the nature of the network is changing dramatically. In this session, we will discuss some of the key trends in networks that must be secure, brought about by trends such as Zero Trust and SASE.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 12:40 PM - 01:25 PM JST

Ask the Expert: What Users Should do for Mainframe System for the Future

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Mainframe is still an important system. However, the situation is becoming more critical year by year, with vendors announcing withdrawal and aging human resources. What should users do with mainframes? In this session, analysts answer questions from users.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 04:35 PM - 05:05 PM JST

Update Efficient Backups to Recover From Ransomware Damage

Takuma Yamamoto, Director Analyst, Gartner

The number of systems and the amount of data that can be targets of ransomware is enormous. On the other hand, considering the workload and cost, it is difficult to decide where and how to take measures. In this session, we will consider efficient backup measures from the perspective of ransomware.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 04:35 PM - 05:05 PM JST

I&O Must-Have for Containers and K8s

Wataru Katsurashima, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this session, I&O leaders will learn about the business impact of containers and K8s and provide an opportunity to get to know the basics and reconsider current infrastructure approaches and the future.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM JST

Closing Keynote: I&O Forward — Leading the Next Phase of Growth

Siddharth Shetty, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

During this conference you will learn how I&O leaders have a critical role to play in transforming and enhancing their capabilities to power the anywhere business. I&O leaders will need to empower every member of their organization to achieve their potential by prioritizing certain focus areas.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 03:50 PM - 04:20 PM JST

Top Trends Impacting Infrastructure and Operations

Kevin Ji, VP Analyst, Gartner

I&O leaders have little time, skills and budget to track emerging trends and the full impact of those on infrastructure and operations. I&O leaders should use this research to identify which of the top trends are most likely to impact their organization and implement effective tactics to respond. Trends to be covered include just-in-time infrastructure, management confluence, and career ladders to career lattices.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 05:25 PM - 05:55 PM JST

Adaptive I&O Automation for Continuous Business Value Delivery

Manjunath Bhat, VP Analyst, Gartner

I&O leaders struggle to confidently find, implement, and sustain automation initiatives that move beyond low-hanging fruits to continuous and resilient returns on investments. This session will use case studies from progressive I&O functions to provide practical guidance for creating an adaptive automation approach that organically grows, connects and adjusts to changing conditions, and creates business value.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 12:40 PM - 01:10 PM JST

Don't Let Your Automation Strategy Get in the Way of Delivering Value

Kevin Ji, VP Analyst, Gartner

Infrastructure and operations leaders frequently see automation as the end-state, rather than the enabler of value. This session will challenge the ways in which automation is viewed and offer practical guidance on how to guide your automation journey to business value.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 02:55 PM - 03:25 PM JST

Technical Insights: Jumpstarting Your AIOps Journey

Padraig Byrne, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session establishes a practical segmentation of AIOps solutions and then builds practical advice on how to leverage each class of solutions to capture realistic value from AIOps. This session is primarily targeted at I&O technical professionals that do not have excess data science resources and need to find practical ways to extract the value of AI within IT Operations.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 04:35 PM - 05:05 PM JST

Introducing Proven Organizational Learning Methods for DevOps or SRE

Manjunath Bhat, VP Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are struggling with consistency, reliability and scaling. Effective organizational learning can help mitigate these challenges plus bring many other benefits. Over the past eight years, clients have shared with us what they have implement, what works and what does not. In this session, we will share pragmatic guidance that can help with the creation, transfer, retention and unlearning of knowledge.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM JST

Organization Structures for I&O: Which Approach Is Best for Today's Requirements

Siddharth Shetty, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The dynamic nature of business requires leaders to rethink how to organize their teams for the work of today and tomorrow. We discuss how these requirements affect existing team structures and which functions need to evolve. Several options of organization structures exist, and we discuss the benefits and limitations of each.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 12:50 PM - 01:20 PM JST

Address Burnout With Gartner's SANE Framework

Apoorva Chhabra, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Employee burnout can lead to high levels of absenteeism, turnover and low productivity. Use Gartner’s S.A.N.E. framework to identify and address the underlying triggers.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 03:05 PM - 04:35 PM JST

Workshop: Co-creation and Communication

Kaoru Yano, Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide new experience for communication, facilitation, and posture which are required in the digital innovation.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

Leadership Vision for 2023: Infrastructure and Operations

Nathan Hill, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Infrastructure and Operations leaders have to be active contributors to their organization's digital success. They must deliver growth by helping to scale digital initiatives throughout their enterprise and enable platform-led agility to support the distributed enterprise. This presentation will help in your I&O planning for 2023 and beyond.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 02:55 PM - 03:25 PM JST

Become a Change Leader Using Gartner's ESCAPE Model

Apoorva Chhabra, Principal Analyst, Gartner

To lead the organization in an era of frequent, disruptive changes, executive leaders must evolve their role from practicing traditional change management to becoming change leaders. Learn how to set an inspiring course and co-create a path forward that engages the entire organization in the change journey.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM JST

What's the New Way of Communication Infrastructure in Hybrid Workstyle

Takeshi Ikeda, VP Analyst, Gartner

While face-to-face communication within and outside the company has long been limited by COVID-19, the use of tools such as Unified Communications and Web Conferencing, which can be used from anywhere, is expanding. In this session, we will discuss the various challenges in face-to-face communication today that continue to be explored and the technologies that can solve them.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 12:50 PM - 01:20 PM JST

Top 10 Ways to Improve the Digital Employee Experience

Gavin Tay, VP Analyst, Gartner

Demand for guidance on how to improve the digital employee experience (DEX) has grown exponentially over the past two years. In this session we will provide the top 10 ways to improve DEX.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 12:50 PM - 01:35 PM JST

Roundtable:How to improve employee IT literacy

Eri Hariu, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

IT literacy of employees is an important factor in the digital workplace transformation progress. The employees in the organization need to utilize IT to create a truly digital workplace. How can organizations improve the IT literacy of their digital workforce? This roundtable discusses the required skills for business users and how IT leaders should work on them to improve IT literacy and gain new insights into how they will work in the future.

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Tuesday, 13 December, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 02:35 PM JST

Discord Between Employees and Employers: How to Solve the Challenges of "New Work Styles"

Hironori Hayashi, Director Analyst, Gartner

Companies were forced to change traditional office-oriented workstyles now. While employees prefer to work remotely with benefits such as improved work-life balance, employers started to recognize challenges such as less frequent communication and loss of engagement. In this session, we will propose how to tackle those challenges with real-world examples based Gartner's recent research.

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM JST

Roundtable: Just Back to Office? How IT Leaders Can Contribute to Recovering Employee Engagement

Hironori Hayashi, Director Analyst, Gartner

Losing in-person communication due to remote work under the pandemic affected employee engagement. On the other hand, employees enjoyed improved work-life balance and more time to concentrate. Thus, organizations are exploring a suitable design of hybrid work which considers ratio of employees working remotely or infrastructure sustaining this workstyle.
This session explores what role the IT leaders should play to maintain employee engagement.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 12:40 PM - 01:10 PM JST

How Enterprises Move to Future Hybrid Work

Eri Hariu, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Hybrid work (remote work and office work) has continued in Japanese organizations. Many organizations have embraced this as a matter of course, bringing with it the opportunity to fundamentally rethink the way they work in a step-advanced way. This session analyses how to advance digital workplace transformation for future hybrid work.

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Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 02:05 PM - 02:25 PM JST

Discord Between Employees and Employers: How to Solve the Challenges of "New Work Styles" (repeat)

Hironori Hayashi, Director Analyst, Gartner

Companies were forced to change traditional office-oriented workstyles now. While employees prefer to work remotely with benefits such as improved work-life balance, employers started to recognize challenges such as less frequent communication and loss of engagement. In this session, we will propose how to tackle those challenges with real-world examples based Gartner's recent research.

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 / 02:55 PM - 03:40 PM JST

Ask the Expert: New Approach for Digital Workplace Security

Kaoru Yano, Director Analyst, Gartner

IT Leaders are facing many security challenges such as policy management, identity and access management, data security, detection and response, security awareness, etc. This session will provide best practices and recommendations through interactive Q&A with an analyst and audience.

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